Chicago Backs Plan To Protect Great Lakes From Asian CarpThe city has joined the Great Lakes Basin Partnership to Block Asian Carp, an initiative established this year.
Public Hearing Held To Receive Input On How To Stop Asian CarpThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a public hearing on Monday at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago to receive public input on a proposal to stop Asian carp.
Officials: Live Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan A live Asian carp has been discovered in a Chicago waterway about nine miles from Lake Michigan — well beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent the invasive fish.
Charter Boat Captains Seek Physical Barrier To Keep Asian Carp Out Of Great LakesWhen engineers reversed the flow of the Chicago River more than 100 years ago, they connected the Mississippi River basin to Lake Michigan. Now, charter boat captains from around the Great Lakes have asked Congress to put up a permanent barrier to keep Asian carp out of the lakes.
Appeals Court Upholds Tossing Of Asian Carp LawsuitThe U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing a lawsuit filed by five states seeking the placement of barriers to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
Peoria Hosting Asian Carp Fishing TournamentPeoria officials hope nets and bows and arrows will help deal with Asian carp, which are flourishing in the Illinois River.
Study: Physical, Electric Barriers Best Defenses Against Asian CarpPlacing dam-like structures in Chicago waterways would be an almost foolproof method of preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan, while a less pricey electric barrier system also has solid prospects for shielding the Great Lakes from the invasive fish.
Kirk, Local Pols Oppose Plan To Separate Waterways From Lake MichiganAn Army Corps of Engineers report has a U.S. Senators, local mayors and waterway industry representatives speaking out against one of its solutions to stop the spread of Asian Carp.
Shedd Aquarium Displaying Asian CarpNow welcoming visitors at the Shedd Aquarium are three big grey slow moving Carp.
Shedd Aquarium Adds Asian Carp To Invasive Species DisplayBiologists at the Shedd Aquarium were hoping the addition of three Asian bighead carp to the Invasive Species exhibit would persuade visitors to help keep the voracious fish out of Lake Michigan.
Connoisseurs Line Up To Try Asian Carp At Taste Of ChicagoA long line of adventurous connoisseurs gathered at Captain Dirk's free fish giveaway at the Taste of Chicago Thursday, to take a bite of the invasive and infamous Asian carp.
Taste Of Chicago To Serve Up Free Asian Carp Sliders On WednesdayYou know them as the invasive species trying to enter Lake Michigan, but one Taste of Chicago booth could get you to think differently about Asian Carp.